PFIAB Members

Honorable Les Aspin, Chairman. Mr. Aspin, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was a Distinguished Professor of International Policy at Marquette University and a Counsel at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He served as Secretary of Defense from 1993 to 1994. As the US Representative from Wisconsin's 1st District, his congressional career spanned twenty two years. He was Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee from 1985 to 1993. Prior to his election to the US Congress in 1970, Mr. Aspin was a staff assistant to the chairman of President Kennedy's Council of Economic Advisors; an economics professor at Marquette; and a Captain in the US Army.

Mr. Aspin died on May 21, 1995. The board is being headed by Vice Chairman, Warren C. Rudman, pending the appointment of a new chairman.

Warren B. Rudman, Vice Chairman. Senator Rudman, of Washington, DC and Manchester, New Hampshire, is a partner in the Washington law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. He served as a U.S. Senator from 1980 to 1992, where he was a member of the Select Committee on Intelligence. He previously was Attorney General of the State of New Hampshire.

General Lew Allen, Jr., USAF (Ret.). General Allen, of Pasadena, California, served as Chief of Staff of the Air Force and Director of the National Security Agency. He retired in 1991 as a Vice President of the California Institute of Technology and Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He was a member of President Bush's PFIAB.

Zoe Baird. Ms. Baird, of Hartford, Connecticut, is Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Aetna Life & Casualty Company. She is a former counselor and senior staff executive of the General Electric Corporation, a former partner in the Washington, DC law firm of O'Melveny & Myers, and a former Associate Counsel to President Carter.

Ann Z. Caracristi. Ms. Caracristi, of Washington, DC, is a former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency, where she served in a variety of senior management positions over a 40 year career. She recently chaired a DCI Task Force on intelligence training and is a member of the DCI/Secretary of Defense Joint Security Commission.

Sidney D. Drell. Dr. Drell, of Palo Alto, California, is a Professor and Deputy Director of the Stanford University Linear Accelerator Center. He is an Adjunct Professor at Carnegie Mellon University and has served as a scientific consultant and advisor to several Congressional committees, the Departments of Defense and Energy, and the White House.

Thomas F. Eagleton. Senator Eagleton, of St. Louis, Missouri, served as a U.S. Senator from 1968 to 1987. He was a member of both the Select Committee on Intelligence and the Foreign Relations Committee. He currently is a partner in the St. Louis law firm of Thompson & Mitchell and a University Professor of Public Affairs at Washington University.

Anthony S. Harrington. Mr. Harrington, of Washington, DC, is a partner in the law firm of Hogan & Hartson. He is a former General Counsel to the Democratic National Committee, the former General Counsel to the Clinton/Gore Campaign, a founding Director of the Center for Democracy, and a former Assistant Dean of the Duke Law School.

Robert J. Hermann. Dr. Hermann, of Hartford, Connecticut, is the Senior Vice President for Science and Technology of the United Technologies Corporation. He is a former Director of the Defense Department's National Reconnaissance Office and a former senior official at the National Security Agency.

Harold W. Pote. Mr. Pote, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a founding partner of The Beacon Group, a private investment firm, and a Trustee of Drexel University. He is a former Chief Executive Officer of Fidelcor, Inc., a major regional bank holding company in Philadelphia, and a former founding partner of PBS Properties of Pennsylvania.

Lois D. Rice. Ms. Rice, of Washington, DC, is a Guest Scholar in the Economics Studies Program at the Brookings Institution. She is a former Senior Vice President for Government Affairs at the Control Data Corporation and a former Vice President of the College Board (CEEB).

Maurice Sonnenberg. Mr. Sonnenberg, of New York City, is an international consultant on industrial development, trade, and finance. He is a Former Chairman of the Democratic House and Senate Council, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Foreign Policy Association, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He was a member of President Carter's Export Council, and has served as an Official United States Observer to several Latin American democratic elections.

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